Denny Marie Post is responsible for the development and execution of Red Robin's brand strategies and product innovation, overseeing the company's internal marketing, culinary, R&D and communications teams, as well as several outside agencies. Denny brings more than 30 years of leadership in consumer-driven marketing and product innovation to Red Robin. She has extensive experience building teams to develop and execute on strategies that increase brand awareness and drive sales.
Before joining Red Robin, Denny provided marketing and business development consulting services to clients that included Sara Lee, Lamb/Weston/ConAgra and Kerry Ingredients. Prior to her consulting role, she served as senior vice president and chief marketing officer at T-Mobile USA. Denny also served as senior vice president, Global Beverage, Food and Quality, for Starbucks Corporation, and senior vice president and chief concept officer for Burger King Corp. At YUM! Brands, Inc., she served in senior management positions for KFC USA and KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell in Canada, after more than a decade of experience serving clients through various marketing consulting and creative services firms.
Denny currently serves on the boards of Blue Dog Bakery, Prosperity Organic Foods, planetHS and the national board of City Year.
Denny holds a bachelor of arts degree in journalism and social sciences from Trinity University. She is originally from West Texas. Denny and her husband, Patrick (who she's known since high school), have a son, Daniel. She loves cooking, NBA basketball and travel.
Her favorite Red Robin burger is the Grilled Turkey Burger in a lettuce wrap, with onions.